TRAINFES is indicated for the following pathologies:
Spinal cord pathologies
Spinal cord injury, incomplete, with spasticity or complete without peripheral damage, paraplegia and tetraplegia. Spinal cord infarction. Pelvic floor treatment: children and adults. Transverse myelitis. Spina bifida or myelomeningocele.
Cerebral cortex pathology
Cerebral palsy. CVA (cerebrovascular accident), ischaemic or haemorrhagic, with hemiparesis or hemiplegia. ECT (traumatic brain injury) without severe cognitive impairment. Treatment of dropfootdropfoot or clubfoot.
Others with prior medical assessment
Multiple Sclerosis (but not ALS). DAD (diffuse axonal damage). Facial paralysis of central origin. Swallowing disorders. Parkinson's (benefits in reducing freezing episodes and in some cases bradykinesia). Guillain-Barré. Ataxia
Some contraindications include:
Peripheral damage. Tumour or cancer undergoing active chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Intense pain when applying electrostimulation that prevents visible muscle contraction. Unconsolidated fracture. Low orthostatic tolerance or autonomic dysreflexia and presence of the same during use. Known osteoporosis with history of fracture or severe osteoporosis. Severe cognitive and communication impairment. Uncontrolled epilepsy. History of cardiac arrhythmia with haemodynamic instability. Vascular alterations. Pacemaker. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or uncontrolled thromboembolism. West Syndrome. Pregnancy. Myositis. severe arthritis Pressure ulcers (bedsores) or other types of lesions in the area where the electrodes are positioned, you should wait until the tissue heals. Other contraindications that may be indicated by your doctor.
A physiatric assessment is carried out prior to the start of any programme.
Rehabilitation with TrainFES minimises the risk of possible complications associated with paralysis (thrombosis, bedsores and infections). It benefits the cardio-metabolic system, regulates muscle tone (reduces spasticity and/or increases muscle trophism as needed), reduces pain. Pelvic floor specialist therapies can reduce catheter use.
Functional electrostimulation allows the second motor neuron to activate the user's paralysed muscles and generate a functional movement in accordance with an explicit intention on the part of the user. By combining different training routines, TrainFES encourages the neuromuscular relearning of healthy neurons, with the aim of regaining lost motor functions (or even encouraging early learning, for example in paediatric cases). This differs from other types of stimulation (TENS, EMS) in that it is not a simple repetition, but requires the user to devise the movement and actively participate in the exercises.
Our home training methodology allows us to increase the frequency of training and accelerate therapy progress according to the potential of each user. We develop individualised training plans to ensure that users can access effective therapy every day.
Our specialists train users in the use and positioning of electrodes. Electricity generates controlled muscle contractions of paralysed parts of the body. You can safely execute coordinated movements that will encourage motor relearning.
"Wehave made much more rapid progress in the rehabilitation of stroke patients".
"It isafundamental tool for neurorehabilitation".
"Thetreatment period is shortened".
"Ithas allowed us to accelerate the recovery.
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